EVERETT, Wash., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company has completed major assembly of the first set of wings for the 747-8 Freighter. The new 135-foot 3-inch (41.2-m) wings incorporate the latest aerodynamic technologies to fly farther and more efficiently. The advanced airfoil provides improved overall performance and greater fuel capacity.
The Boeing 747-8 Freighter and Intercontinental are the new high-capacity 747s that offer airlines the lowest operating costs and best economics of any large passenger or freighter airplane, while providing enhanced environmental performance.
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